City Council

September 27th, 2021


Call to Order

Closed Session

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (Ed Shikada, Kiely Nose, Rumi Portillo, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas Raisch, Molly Stump, and Terence Howzell) Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521, Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)Palo Alto Peace Officer’s Association (PAPOA), Palo Alto Police Management Association (PMA), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) local 1319, Palo Alto Fire Chiefs Association (FCA), ; Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)



Study Session

3. Study Session on a Proposal by Eden Housing, in Coordination with the County of Santa Clara, to Redevelop 525 East Charleston with a Mixed-Use Project That Includes Approximately 2,700 Square Feet of Ground Floor Office for Non-Profit Use and 50 Units of 100 Percent Affordable Rental Housing, 50 percent of which will be for Residents with Special Needs.

Public Comment




Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions



Public Comment



Consent Calendar

4. Approval of Minutes from September 13, 2021 City Council Meeting

5. Adoption of a Resolution Approving and Attesting to the Veracity of the City’s 2020 Annual Power Source Disclosure and Power Content Label Reports


6. Approval of an Exemption to Competitive Solicitation per Palo Alto Municipal Code 2.30.360(j) for Cooperative Purchases, and Approval for the City Manager or Designee to Execute Purchase Order C22183161 with CarahSoft Technology Corporation, Utilizing a State of California Multiple Award Schedule Contract, to Procure DocuSign Services for a Three-Year Term with an Annual Amount of $126,753, for a Total Not-To-Exceed Amount of $380,258

7. Finance Committee Recommends Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Verified Emission Reductions With the Integrative Organization of Oaxaca Indigenous and Agricultural Communities to Purchase 24,000 Tons CO2e for a Total Purchase Price of $228,000

8. Approval of Construction Contract Number C22182320 with Golden Bay Construction, Inc. in the Amount of $1,250,923, and Authorization for the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Orders Up to a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $125,093, for the Storm Drainage System Replacement and Rehabilitation Project, Capital Improvement Program Project SD-06101




City Manager Comments



Action Items

10. Adopt a Resolution Declaring an Emergency Shelter Crisis, Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply for California Project Homekey Funds in Conjunction with LifeMoves, and Related Direction to Staff Regarding an 88-132-unit Emergency Shelter Project at a Portion of the LATP site (1237 North San Antonio Road); Environmental Assessment: Exempt Pursuant to AB 140 and AB 2553; Alternatively, Exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15269 as an Action to Mitigate an Emergency

Public Comment



11. Discussion of Options and Direction Regarding Virtual, In-Person, or Hybrid Council and Board and Commission Meetings



Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements




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